What is Longtime® ?
The range of products is therefore very large but excludes automobiles, textile products (excluding leather goods), food, cosmetics and chemical products.
The LONGTIME® label aims on one hand to highlight the manufacturers willing to offer sustainable products, and on the other hand to encourage a different way to consume.
This label, owned by the Cooperative ETHIKIS, is the result of a 2-year development work in collaboration with the applicable stakeholders: manufacturers, users, consumers,... It can be issued by Apave Certification following the assessment of conformity to a labeling baseline including several requirements around the 3 following pillars: robustness, repairability / customer service, and warranty conditions.
Who should attend Longtime®
Manufacturers of household appliances, electronic, portable electric, furnishing, leisure equiment, professional equipment,...
The LONGTIME® label is issued following an initial audit for a 3 year period, with a follow-up audit at the end of the validity period.
Apave Certification's strengths
Independent third party
Apave Certification is a recognized and independent certification body specialized in certification engineering.
Apave Certification works quickly, throughout France and internationally, and keeps deadlines under control.
Apave Certification relies on a large geographical network of qualified internal and external auditors, both nationally and internationally.
Apave Certification is a flexible structure with a customer-oriented approach, which is involved in both voluntary professional certifications and regulatory and mandatory certifications.
Apave Certification, a subsidiary of the Apave group, benefits from solid expertise based on extensive customer feedback over more than 150 years.
Recognitions and accreditations
Apave Certification holds numerous accreditations and recognitions, guaranteeing our quality and technical systems and proving our competence, know-how and independence.